Open Access Rheumatology Journals

A list of Open Access Rheumatology journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Rheumatology is medical specialty dealing with autoimmune diseases, especially those of joints and connective tissues

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

We hope this list of Rheumatology OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Rheumatology manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Rheumatology journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Rheumatology journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Rheumatology journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Rheumatology venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Rheumatology journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Rheumatology OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Rheumatology Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
ISRN Rheumatology (Print)2090-5467Hindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)20100
Pediatric Rheumatology1546-0096Springer Nature32041438671.2Website
Arthritis Research & Therapy1478-6354Springer Nature723423066258.7Website
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology1590-9921Springer Nature10041107128.8Website
Hong Kong bulletin on rheumatic diseases1680-4341391520.5
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access aims to provide immediate and unrestricted access to research articles while along you to also share it freely
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
If a journal has a relevance of “100”, that means that the journal is fully related to the concept it is listed under. If, on the other hand, a journal has a relevance of “0”, that means that the journal doesn’t have any relation to the topic it is listed under. So Nutrition might have a low relevance when included in Open Computer Science Journals
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from a journal have been referenced in other works. We get this data from OpenAlex.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you're interested in seing more lists similar to this one, you can find all our lists on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
Our aim at OA.mg is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in OA.mg so that more people can find and access a journal article.
What is an APC?
An APC is the article processing charge that an author of a given research paper has to pay in order to get it published in a journal. APCs are most commonly used by open access journals or by journals who offer open access publishing.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.